Category: Local News

Male Seriously Injured After Falling From The Elora Gorge

It happened yesterday (Monday June 19, 2017 at 5:15 p.m.) Wellington County OPP, Guelph-Wellington EMS and the Centre Wellington Fire Department were called to attend the Elora Gorge in the area behind a private residence on Geddes St., in Elora.

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Environment Canada Wants Your Storm Damage Photos

On Saturday June 17th, 2017 numerous thunderstorms developed over Southern Ontario. Around 1:10 PM one of these thunderstorms passed over Ilderton, Ontario. Damage to a fence and several trees was reported from this thunderstorm. At this point it is likely

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Orangeville and Shelburne Schools Among Those Certified as EcoSchools for 2017

Several Orangeville and Shelburne schools are among the impressive 67 Upper Grand District School Board schools that have certified as EcoSchools for 2017. This is a record number of schools for the board (88% of all schools), and includes nine

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Swim Instructors Act Quickly To Save Lives After Roof Collapse At Schomberg Swim School

Two swimming instructors are being credited with saving the lives of five children and (possibly) preventing a tragedy after the roof of a Swim School collapsed on Saturday afternoon in Schomberg. The two instructors noticed the roof had begun leaking

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Cheers Caledon Beer and Cider Fest Was a Huge Success

The first ever Cheers Caledon Beer and Cider Festival was held last Friday in Caledon East and wow, what a huge success! A DJ playing top 40 music got the crowd warmed up and the headliner band New Hollywood kept

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Numerous Thunderstorms are Expected to Affect Much of Southern Ontario this Afternoon

Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for: Innisfil – New Tecumseth – Angus Orangeville – Grand Valley – Southern Dufferin County Shelburne – Mansfield – Northern Dufferin County Muskoka Toronto Burlington – Oakville Caledon Halton Hills – Milton Mississauga – Brampton

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Six People Hurt After a Collision Near Tottenham

On Saturday June 17, 2017, just before 7 pm, a pickup truck travelling on Hwy 9 at the 10th Sideroad near Tottenham crossed over into oncoming traffic and struck another pickup truck head on. As a result of the collision

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Three Charged in Connection with Drug Bust in Tottenham

On Thursday, June 15, 2017, members of the Nottawasaga Detachment of the OPP Community Street Crime Unit, assisted by the OPP Emergency Response Team, executed a search warrant at a residence in Tottenham.   As a result of the search,

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Dufferin Board of Trade Accepting Nominations for 2017 Business Excellence Awards

The Dufferin Board of Trade has announced that nominations are now open for the 2017 Business Excellence Awards. Nominations are being accepted through the Dufferin Board of Trade website at dufferinbot.ca/nominate. The Business Excellence Awards recognize outstanding businesses, organizations, and

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Caledon OPP Charge Man with Drug Trafficking after Traffic Stop

On May 25, 2017 officers from the Street Crime Unit of the Caledon Detachment of the OPP conducted a traffic stop of a black BMW on Coleraine Drive in Bolton following a drug trafficking investigation of the driver.   The

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Orangeville Police Searching For Suspects Who Broke Into Orangeville Businesses

Orangeville Police Service is investigating break and enter incidents that occurred at two local businesses earlier this week. On Monday, June 12, 2017, just after 1 a.m., police were called to The Official Barber Shop at 5 First Street regarding

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Police Investigating Stolen Boats From Belwood Lake Conservation Area

On June 10, 2017 at 11:30 a.m., Wellington County OPP received a report of two stolen boats from the Belwood Lake Conservation Area.   Investigation revealed that sometime between 8:30 p.m. June 9 and 6:30 a.m. June 10, 2017, unknown

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Region of Peel Sees Increase in Tick Submissions

The Region of Peel’s tick surveillance program is seeing an increase in the number of tick submissions this season. The current number of ticks submitted by the public for testing has already surpassed last year’s total. Although the Region has

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Traffic stop in Orangeville Leads to Multiple Charges

The Orangeville Police Service has arrested and charged a 32-year-old Orangeville man with Impaired Driving and Dangerous Driving resulting from a traffic stop early Tuesday morning. On Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at approximately 3 a.m., police stopped a grey Dodge Durango

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Orangeville Police Searching For Driver After Fail to Remain Collision

The Orangeville Police Service is investigating an incident involving a stolen van colliding with a parked vehicle at a residence on Oak Ridge Drive Sunday morning. On Sunday, June 11, 2017 just before 12 p.m., police received a report of

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